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Crystal Lakes Caravan Park

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General

  • Between Cambridge and Huntingdon with easy access to the A14
  • Carp and coarse fishing on mature lakes
  • Spacious showers with free hot water

Crystal Lakes covers approximately 12 acres of meadowland with small, mature fishing lakes, ideal for carp and coarse fishing. This secluded site was founded in 1993 and is strategically set between Cambridge and Huntingdon with easy access to the A14.

Facilities include spacious toilets, showers and hand basins, all supplied with free hot and cold water. Washing and drying machines are also available at a small charge. Children have full access to a recreational field.

The village of Fenstanton is a ten-minute walk away whilst the historic town of St Ives is a 15-minute drive away. Sporty guests can use the cycle track or the public footpath to explore the area. Fishing is available on site at a small daily charge.

There is also an on-site children's activity centre (entry charge applies).

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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6.8

Overall rating based on 72 reviews

 

63% would recommend this site to a friend.

61% would stay here again.

 

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Good facilities, nicely kept grounds 14/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Debra P. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very happy with price. Nice position, grounds kept well. Very pretty lakes.

    Disliked: 

    Took a little while to find someone to check in with. But when we did they were very helpful.

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Handy, hassle free stopover enroute from Newcastle to London 10/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anna M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (three man)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Flat site. Easy to get to from main roads. Lovely trees by lakes /ponds. Central toilet block. Good price.

    Disliked: 

    Spelling mistakes on signs in toilet and utility block. Hand drier not working.

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clean and pleasant site but needs tlc 09/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mark H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (three man)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Super clean and large toilet block lovely clean and hot showers

    Disliked: 

    A bit tired and could do with a spruce up. A lot of permanent residents and there pitches and a lot of these are very scruffy and untidy

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Very friendly & efficient greeting, lovely views, very clean 06/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sarah B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Very friendly & efficient greeting, lovely views, very clean

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Lovely camp site can't fault anything husband loved the fishing kids e 05/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom claire b. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Liked the site ,friendly staff and clean toilet and shower area

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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Clean facilities, plenty of space for camper and awning on grass pitch 05/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Joanne O. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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    Spacious, quiet, clean, friendly.

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Lovely site really enjoyed our stay would recommend 04/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jo H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Clean facilities, nice size pitches k children enjoyed the soft play (extra cost per day £2:50 which I feel is reasonable)

    Disliked: 

    No play park available after 5 although fields to play on, it was difficult when we first arrived as no one to greet or provide info

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owners and staff were very happy and helpfull. 29/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Brian N. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (three man)
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  • Liked: 

    The site was very clean and well looked after.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike.

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Very good clean toilet facilities and pretty scenery. Bus info ... 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Ellie L. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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    Very good clean toilet facilities and pretty scenery. Bus info Cambridge about 15 mins walk. Thanks!

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Overall a good site. Basic and tired. 19/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Ann H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Good flat pitch.
    Well looked after grass.
    Facilities Ladies were clean but tired.

    Disliked: 

    Rules of the camp were mainly obeyed but a blind eye was turned for certain pitches.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Low Road, Fenstanton St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England, PE28 9HU
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.3064°N 0.0725°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
St. Ives (Cambs) - Park & Ride (Guided Busway) — 1.0 miles
Fen Drayton (Cambs) - Guided Busway — 1.7 miles
Swavesey (Cambs) - Guided Busway — 3.1 miles
Train stations
Huntingdon Rail Station — 5.3 miles
St Neots Rail Station — 9.0 miles
Waterbeach Rail Station — 11.8 miles
Ferry ports
King's Lynn Ferry Landing — 36.7 miles
Airports
Cambridge Airport — 12.4 miles

Directions


The village of Fenstanton is halfway between Cambridge and Huntingdon on the A14.

From the south: bypass Cambridge and take the A14 towards Huntingdon; leave the A14 8 miles further on at Fenstanton at Junction 27.

From the east: from the A14 bypass Cambridge and leave the A14 8 miles further on at Fenstanton.

From the west (Bedford) and from the south: head to the A1 and then turn onto the A428 towards Cambridge. Continue on the A14 towards Huntingdon, or follow the signs to St Ives on the B1040 and Fenstanton.

From the west (Coventry): From the M1 take the A14 to Fenstanton. The site is 8 miles south of Huntingdon.

From the north: leave the A1 approximately 7 miles south of Peterborough and turn off at sign for A14 and M11. Travel 11 miles to Fenstanton.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Fenstanton is well served with a butcher, two general stores, baker and newsagent, fresh garden produce and free range eggs, two hairdressers, an excellent fish and chip shop and four village pubs all serving food.

Cambridgeshire's rural landscapes combine wide river valleys, water meadows and quiet country lanes with hills and open fenland views. There are over 600 miles of public footpaths to help visitors explore the countryside as well as the RSPB reserve at Fen Drayton Lakes.

Discover the market town of St Ives or Huntingdon, the home of Oliver Cromwell. Cambridge is eight miles south of Fenstanton whilePeterborough and the 800-year-old cathedral are only 25 miles away.

Must see

  • Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial (8.1 miles)
  • Kings College Chapel (10.7 miles)
  • Scudamore's Punting Company (10.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Houghton Mill (2.7 miles)
  • Wimpole Hall (11.5 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Please call the site using the number in the confirmation email if you are arriving after 6pm.

Crystal Lakes Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Group bookings of 5 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Crystal Lakes Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 3 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 3 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Quiet hours must be respected between midnight and 6am.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
Group bookings of 5 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No vehicle movement between midnight and 6am.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.

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